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The Oppenheimer Report Andres Oppenheimer's column in the Miami Herald

Global Legal Monitor (Law Library of Congress) worldwide legal news

BNA newsletters, including some on international intellectual property, securities and trade

MercoPress news regarding Mercosur members

Organization of American States - See the Media Center for recent activities

Jurist legal news written mostly by law professors, separate section for world legal news

ASIL Insights brief news releases related to international law.

International Law in Brief (ASIL) recent developments in international law, including UN resolutions, cases, and other happenings.

International Judicial Monitor articles related to international judiciary and justice.

Embassy Law Blog

Opinio Juris (blog on international law and politics)

Preemption

Guide to Preemption Checking

Research

Foreign Law Guide: Current Sources of Codes and Basic Legislation ... where to find the law for each country, includes major sources and a listing by subject for each country.

Index to Foreign Legal Periodicals - Indexes articles from more than 450 legal periodicals from 1985 to the present. The Index to Foreign Legal Periodicals covers international law (public and private), comparative law, and municipal law of countries other than the United States, British Isles, and British Commonwealth.

EISIL (Amer. Society of Int'l Law) provides basic texts,explanations and links on various international law topics. There are several related sections, such as General International Law, International Organizations, etc.

Hein Online (treaties, journals, and other resources)

Oxford Scholarship Online (thru Richter)

Encyclopedia of Pubic International Law (short entries written by experts)

Oxford Reports on International Law decisions and background on international law cases and international law treatment in domestic courts.

PAIS International (public affairs and policy)

International Legal Materials (available in print and Westlaw, Hein Online, and LexisNexis)

Index to Foreign Legal Periodicals - Indexes articles from more than 450 legal periodicals from 1985 to the present. The Index to Foreign Legal Periodicals covers international law (public and private), comparative law, and municipal law of countries other than the United States, British Isles, and British Commonwealth.

Kluwer Arbitration (journals and books related to arbitration)

Other Library Subscription Databases

Political Database of the Americas links to relevant information divided by branch of government: executive, judicial and legislative

Other International and Foreign Webpages

Lexis

Area of Law by Topic - International Law
Add/Edit Tabs: International Law, International Trade

Includes U.S. treaties, databases with topical treaties (e.g. tax), human rights cases, international decisions, news, and law journals

Westlaw

Search by Topic - International Law
Includes North and South American news and journals

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